Akufo-Addo delivers State of the Nation Address tomorrow


President Akufo-Addo will on Wednesday, March 8, deliver the State of the Nation Address  (SONA) in Parliament. 

The presentation is in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution. 

According to the said Article, the President shall deliver a message on the State of the Nation to Parliament at the start of each session and before the dissolution of Parliament.

It was earlier scheduled to be delivered in February but was postponed to tomorrow. 

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, explained the reason why the meeting was rescheduled.

“After extensive discussions, the address has been shifted to the 8th of March. It is for good reason that the President agreed to the date. 

The 6th is an important date for all of us and there will be a national event in Ho and the President is expected to be there. On the 7th also, definitely, for good reason, it cannot be held. 

So, we have agreed to sacrifice some assignments and do the SONA on 8th,” the Speaker explained.

President Akufo-Addo expected to used the occasion to highlight key policy objectives of his government for the year as well as provide information on how the government intends to address economic conditions.

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